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145B.07 TRANSFER OF CARE.

If a living will is delivered to a physician or other health care provider who transfers care of patients to other health care providers, or if a living will is delivered to a health care provider, including a health care facility or HMO that delivers patient care through an arrangement with individual providers, the physician or other health care provider receiving a living will shall make reasonable efforts:

(1) to ensure that an agreement with the patient to comply with the living will will be honored by others who provide health care to that patient; or

(2) to identify and deliver the living will to the individual providers and facilitate the declarant's discussion with those individuals whose agreement to comply with the living will is required.